Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of dissociate.

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Examples

  • In the haste of an unreasoning impulse, she went to Medland's house, full of the idea of dissociating herself from what had been done, only dimly conscious of difficulties which, if they existed, she was yet resolute to sweep away.

    Half a Hero A Novel

  • The molecular fragments were analytically sorted out so that a statistical conclusion could be made with regard to the kind of dissociating energy that would be needed for breaking down the original molecules into the fractional components and isotopes thus obtained.

    Division 3

  • Two years ago, the Forest Stewardship council, a certifying body for eco-timber run jointly by environmental groups and the timber industry, took the unusual step of "dissociating" itself from some of APP's activities

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  • Based on his observations of cells in culture, Nieper concluded that molecules of calcium orotate and magnesium orotate can pass through cell membranes intact without "dissociating" or breaking apart into their component ions, and thereafter release their respective ions only at specific membrane sites within the cell.

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  • However, when it comes to directories I feel it's a delicate issue: we reject websites, thereby somehow "dissociating" ourselves from the product or service that wanted to advertise with us (...)

    Digital Point Forums

  • Faculty at his university have taken the highly unusual step of formally dissociating themselves from hisÂwork.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » 1. Science, Faith, and Not Ruling Out Possibilities

  • I must also say that I cannot even remember what song we sang because I was totally dissociating the entire time.

    Roseanne Archy

  • Starts dissociating, and flashing back even further, to her childhood sexual abuse.

    Tew's Day!

  • And this serves the additional purpose of dissociating ourselves from the greedy pigs if Netanyahu demands more than their fair share.

    Matthew Yglesias » Foreign Policy and Domestic Paralysis

  • You can only really be a Republican at this juncture by either completely dissociating yourself with the national movement, by surrounding yourself with people who will never challenge you, or by being ignorant.

    Matthew Yglesias » Strange Libertarians

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